Breaking news. . . .

Suity McSuitface
News Headline: “Defense Department wants you to design its next biohazard suit.”
It has sent out an Internet invitation asking the public for ideas.
. . .  as we await the first suggestion that it be called Suity McSuitface.

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Frontiers of science

Neural Qubits
News Headline: Quantum cognition based on synaptic nuclear spins.”
Tell us something we don’t know.

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QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

Donald Trump
News Headline: “Donald Trump’s aggressive ignorance.”
News Headline: “Donald Trump’s catastrophic ignorance.”
News Headline: “Donald Trump’s latest ignorance is just appalling.”
News Headline: “Trump claims ignorance on alt-right movement.”
The evidence seems to back him up.

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We have seen the present, and it does not work

Northwestern State


Northwestern State University
in Louisiana now requires anyone planning to exercise free speech to apply 24 to 48 hours in advance and allow 72 hours for processing
Free speech on campus is allowed for a two-hour period once every seven days.
Free speech is limited to three designated campus locations.

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Dispatches from the half-vast right-wing conspiracy

Katrina Pierson


Katrina Pierson, a Donald Trump surrogate, when confronted on
CNN with Donald Trump’s wildly differing statements on immigration:
“He hasn’t changed his position on immigration. He’s changed the words that he is saying.”
For those keeping track of the Party of Lincoln 2.0, which hopes it can somehow fool enough of the people enough of the time.

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Scholar-athletes in the news

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets v Notre Dame Fighting Irish
News Headline:
“Five Notre Dame players arrested on drug, gun charges.”
News Headline: “Texas A&M junior linebacker arrested on assault charge.”
Can’t you almost feel it in the air?
College football starts tomorrow!

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Origin of the specious

Donald Trump
Andre Bauer, a Donald Trump surrogate, when confronted on CNN with Trump’s wildly differing statements on immigration and other issues:
“All of us evolve in life.”
A reminder that federal law provides a sentence of up to five years for evolving under oath.

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This just in. . . .

Miracles
News Headline: “Poll: Americans giving up on God, miracles.”
Is there anything Donald Trump can’t do?

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The national conversation in the news

Rush Limbaugh
News Headline: “Rush Limbaugh warns of an invasion of government-trained ‘lesbian farmers.’ “
Is Rush Limbaugh still on the air?
Hadn’t noticed.

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Unfortunate branding other than the Trump brand
in the news

Tisdale
The town of Tisdale, Saskatchewan, located in a region known for beekeepers and rapeseed crops, has after 58 years dropped its motto: “Land of Rape and Honey.”

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